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Gastro

#7,633 of 17,750 Restaurants in London
#8,184 of 18,675 Places to Eat in London
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Clapham / Battersea 
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67 Venn Street, Clapham, London SW4 0BD, England
20 7627 0222
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Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely cuisine in atmospheric setting...

I have enjoyed several meals here. They have a lovely cheese and wine menu.Great service here, very friendly and accomodating. I love the atmosphere of the restaraunt. This is one of my favourites.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
mikeleeLondon
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English first
Grove City, Ohio
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I visited here a couple of weeks ago with a friend and could not have been more pleasantly surprised. The wine was superb. .the waiter so charmingly French..the food was exquisite! We had the cod and fresh vegetables. .swimming in butter. Just could NOT have been any better. Eating at the little table on the sidewalk was so romantic. Will... More 

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London, England
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My wife and I really enjoy the location and setup of this French Bistro and have visited a few times. Last night we both had the duck special as the fish dishes were almost all sold out. The duck did not come with the advertises salad and tomato base sauce but rather came a bit greasy with loads of dry... More 

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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I have enjoyed several meals here. They have a lovely cheese and wine menu.Great service here, very friendly and accomodating. I love the atmosphere of the restaraunt. This is one of my favourites.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I have been to Gastro a few times and have always been impressed with the delicious food and great atmosphere. The staff are friendly and welcoming and their are good choices for vegetarians.

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London, United Kingdom
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Sitting outside on a sunny evening, you really do feel as though you're in Paris rather than London. Order yourself a bottle of wine and indulge in some classic French cooking whilst watching the world go by on Venn Street. Perfect for a lazy summer eve.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My record label & I moved to Clapham last October and discovered the hidden gem that is Gastro. It feels like a slice of France, decedent gorgeousness! The owners are so charismatic and fun, the management and staff are incredibly friendly and charming. If you want a sterile chain restaurant like everything else in Clapham then don't go to Gastro!... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Never have I ever found a lovelier french restaurant. Everything is perfect. The atmosphere is old style Paris, but with much better service, and the restaurant is beautiful. Oh and the food is divine, and served till late. I'd recommend for dates, coffee, breakfast, wine-lovers, those wishing to save on a Eurostar fee! gros bisous!

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London, United Kingdom
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63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Gastro is a great little bistro. The food is typically french and not bad value for money...especially the wine, which offers a good selection. The main dining area is nice, but walk past the empty and slight stagnant looking lobster tank and the back room needs a coat of paint and a general touch-up. Shame because the back (actually it... More 

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Tomintoul, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Just came back to Gastro after 7 years working aboard. what happen to that fantastic place!!?? where you would always wanted if not craving to come back. Beurkk..Really poor food and no more atmosphere, you use to be greated by the boss i remember and is was just fun all the way to the bill..$$ But I just heard from... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015 via mobile

I have lived in Clapham for two decades, the first of which I thought Gastro was an expensive fish restaurant. Then, one day ten years ago I walked past and a well-dressed lady was sitting in the window with her small dog eating a pain-au-chocolat! I grabbed my partner and dog and walked into my nirvana. It's shabby-chic, French-rustique, and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 67 Venn Street, Clapham, London SW4 0BD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clapham / Battersea 
  • Neighborhood: Clapham / Battersea 
  • Phone Number: 20 7627 0222

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 86 - 86
  • Cuisine: French

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